Research Objectives The purpose of this project is to conduct a systematic study to examine rear end collisions between motorists and public transit buses to achieve the following objectives: Determine if rear-end collisions are increasing Conduct an assessment to ascertain the prevalence of rear end collisions Identify conditions that exist when rear-end collisions occur (location,.. read more →

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 14, Issue 4 (2011) by Karen W. Lowrie, Judy A. Shaw, and Michael R. Greenberg America’s surface transportation system features long and inter-connected routes and open access to stations and vehicles, making the system vulnerable to terrorist attack. While a variety of security-related training products exist for the transportation sector,.. read more →

  Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 8, Issue 4 Special Edition: Safety and Security (2005) by Camille N.Y. Fink, Brian D. Taylor, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris Abstract The events of September 11th, 2001, brought the issue of transportation security and terrorism to the forefront of civil society. Transit security is especially challenging because of the nature of.. read more →